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The many private companies in charge of vaccine passports

The many private companies in charge of vaccine passports

Your COVID vaccine data might be flowing to private companies without your knowledge.

Paper cards are the primary way people receive records of their COVID-19 vaccinations. However, some governments and businesses are looking for ways to digitize these records. That would let people display proof of their vaccination status on their smartphones, and have a record that's less easily lost than a slip of paper. 

This is partially in service of the idea of "vaccine passports," or digital records that would allow stadiums, airlines, restaurants, or other businesses to make sure people are vaccinated before entering. The idea is already being implemented in Israel with a state-run program called the "green pass," that lets people gain entry to public spaces by scanning their smart phones. The same concept is also in place with some airlines, and is underway in the European Union.  Read more...

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